Andrea APPIANI born in MILAN in 1754 and died in 1817
This drawing is preparatory for a fresco of the church of Santa Maria San Celso of MILAN
Certificate of Expert and MAZZOCA Curator.
Painter of history, religious compositions, mythological, portraits
He worked in Milan, Florence, Rome and Paris from 1801 to 1805.
The Emperor Napoleon named him first painter of the Emperor.
He painted portraits of Napoleon and Josephine